NHS FPX 6004 Assessment 3 Training Session for Policy Implementation
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NHS FPX 6004 Assessment 3 Training Session for Policy Implementation

NHS FPX 6004 Assessment 3:Training Session for Policy Implementation

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Capella University

NHS-FPX 6004 Health Care Law and Policy

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Training Session for Policy Implementation

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Hello! I am Adriel, and I will discuss the training techniques for healthcare staff in my presentation. The significance of policy and practice guidelines in enhancing the quality of care for patients with diabetes will be highlighted. In addition, strategies for effectively engaging stakeholders and working with them to achieve optimal patient outcomes will be discussed.

Policy on Managing Diabetes

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Mercy Medical Centre will adhere to the guidelines made by the American Diabetes Association. According to ADA, the hospital should perform HgbA1c testing thrice a year and foot exams once a year (American Diabetes Association (2021). Patients should also receive education on self-care management of diabetes. In order to assess glucose levels in patients, utilizing technology and providing nursing staff with appropriate training is recommended. Given the latest technological advancements, it is important to consider individual preferences when determining the type of technical assistance to be used.

The following are the optimal diabetes treatment strategies that nurses should employ:

  • Type II diabetes and hyperglycemia screening for those between the years of 35 and 70
  • Providing access to or advising people with high blood sugar levels on self-management techniques that encourage a balanced diet and regular activity
  • Analyzing risk elements, such as those associated with obesity

Need for Policy

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The HgbA1c test and feet diagnostic procedures are essential for the early diagnosis of diabetes. MMC must be efficient in these problematic areas. Pre-diabetes affects 89% of people in the US. The amount spent on diabetes diagnoses in the US was analyzed up to $303 billion in 2018 (Kerr et al., 2019). Therefore, there is a need to improve self-care practices and early diagnostic screening of patients. 

Evidence-based Strategies for Working with Selected Role Group

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Evidence-based practice (EBP) in healthcare has enabled health care workers to make decision based on evidence and promote patient safety. To effectively practice EBP, various information sources must be used, including scientific literature, online websites, and patient desires and values. The hospital should conduct training sessions on the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes to inform and prepare the medical staff, which includes physicians, pharmacists, and healthcare support personnel (Dyson et al., 2018)

Integrating transparency and accountability among teammates in healthcare systems has many benefits. Effective leadership strategies can educate, encourage, and supervise the team’s activities. An organization should establish a dependable and timely feedback mechanism to assess its performance, identify successes and failures, make prompt adjustments, and develop long-term goals. Such metrics are critical for monitoring and improving organizational performance, as emphasized by Rossing et al. (2022).

NHS FPX 6004 Assessment 3 Training Session for Policy Implementation

There are several strategies that can be used to increase the nursing staff’s engagement and commitment to the healthcare system. It is possible by introducing collaboration among healthcare staff where nurse leader encourages interdisciplinary communication (Wymer et al., 2021). The nursing staff will be able to share the problems in the daily working practice and will be able to help each other in providing better patient care. Furthermore, using reward and appreciation as the best tactic to enhance nurses’ buy-in is the optimal choice. Nurses will encourage patients to undergo the HgbA1c screening to be rewarded for providing quality healthcare services (Specchia et al., 2021). 

Efficacy of Strategies 

The effectiveness of strategies will be increased stakeholders’ awareness regarding using new policies and training sessions for better patient care. Furthermore, the survey will accurately collect the strategies’ success and input of the nursing staff in training sessions. 

Measure for Early Indication of Success

In order to measure the success of training sessions, nurse engagement is one of the major elements to evaluate. The nurse’s response toward the new practices and diabetic patient care standards can depict their input. The stallholder’s buy-in will be increased by the improved performance of nursing staff and enhanced patient care standards (Reidy et al., 2020). Nurses’ survey feedback will indicate the success of the training session and show the nursing staff’s happiness and dissatisfaction. 

Impact of New Policy and Practice Guidelines

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By strictly adhering to the defined Benchmark, every healthcare setting can achieve targeted and estimated high-quality patient care. The rise in diabetic patients can be controlled by on-time assessment of the disease through an HgbA1c test and foot exam. The session aims to educate participants about new guidelines for managing and controlling diabetes. 

Patient care recommendations can help reduce the risk, early identification, assessment, management, and follow-up of type II diabetes in people. Self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) provides useful information when choosing a treatment method (Olczuk et al., 2018). Diabetes self-management techniques can also improve healthcare quality and reduce the high costs of ER visits. The long-term illness section or department may be included in working groups or panels that the hospital governors form to offer a policy enforcement framework (Chircop et al., 2021). 

Policy and Guidelines

The diabetic patient screening will control the disease and patients’ mortality rate. Medicaid Managed Care (MMC) offers the procedure for diabetic patients (Hinton & Stolyar, 2019). In the first guideline, the nurse must ensure the patient’s foot sensations, which will be a foot exam. Secondly, there will be an HgbA1c test for patients quarterly. In case of consistent baseline diabetes test results, the test would be suggested to the patient twice a year. 

NHS FPX 6004 Assessment 3 Training Session for Policy Implementation

Furthermore, the clinical healthcare staff should provide timely recognition of diabetes. Self-care management is another policy enabling patients to monitor their blood sugar levels daily through home-based testing kits (Awang Ahmad et al., 2020). It will reduce the risks of high diabetes as patients can access on-time care in case of a slight consistent rise in blood sugar. The policy to promote self-care will reduce the burden on healthcare providers as there will be a low number of diabetic patients due to proper assessment and control of diabetes (Awang Ahmad et al., 2020). 

Effect of Policy on Daily Work Routine and Responsibilities of Role Group

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A strategic plan for executing daily tasks is given to the medical personnel. Adopting formal procedures and regulations can simplify internal processes, facilitate compliance with policies and procedures, and provide guidance on decision-making. By streamlining the resolution of patient issues, such processes can also save time and reduce stress for healthcare professionals, as emphasized by Ahmed et al. (2022). Data supports the notion that physicians are increasingly involved in the administrative aspects of diabetes care in their daily work. In contrast, diabetes patients who receive guidance from nurses are more likely to make beneficial lifestyle changes and become more engaged in managing their condition. Nurses play a crucial role in educating patients on monitoring their weight and blood sugar levels regularly and utilizing online resources to acquire self-management skills, as suggested by Yapanis et al. (2022).

Importance of New Policy and Practice Guidelines

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Clinical diabetes guidelines are designed to reduce the risk of short- and long-term complications and improve the health of individuals with diabetes. These guidelines specify the essential components that diabetes education programs should cover and enable healthcare practitioners to control their patients’ conditions better. They also help identify areas where further training and education are needed, as highlighted by Torres et al. (2022). Physicians can use these guidelines as a learning tool to enhance their understanding of diabetes management, leading to better healthcare outcomes for patients. Screening tests for HgbA1c and foot exams can aid in early diabetes identification and lighten the workload of healthcare staff. Empowering patients with self-management approaches can enable them to independently regulate and control their disease, as emphasized by Guo et al. (2022).

Role Group’s Importance in Implementing New Policy

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Nurses are primarily responsible for providing treatment and patient education on maintaining diabetes. The board members and the director of the diabetes department must decide upon the optimal technique and reporting arrangement. Participating in creating and implementing the policy will empower clinicians, patients, and their relatives (Mendez et al., 2022). The development and implementation of policies and practices for managing diabetes will involve a team of high-level administrative personnel, nurses, and doctors. The process will include gathering feedback from staff members and clinicians to ensure that guidelines are being followed. As highlighted by Kaczmarek et al. (2022), nurses will play a critical role in this process by attending workshops and training sessions to increase their knowledge and understanding of diabetes management. This approach will promote collaboration and communication among healthcare professionals, leading to better patient outcomes and quality of care.

Persuasive Arguments Appealing to Role Group

The issues related to the diabetic patient mortality rate are linked to the healthcare staff’s overburdening and lack of policy adherence. The training sessions will help nursing staff understand the need for new policies and guidelines and how they should implement these policies. Training session in the hospital specifically for nursing staff will enhance their satisfaction with clinical practices, ultimately linked to better patient care (Mendez et al., 2022). 

Learning Activities for a Training Session

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Workstation review, communication skills, seminars, conferences, dialogues, group activities, simulations, and practical exams are just a few learning strategies that can be used in a training session. Chircop et al. (2021) developed a 90-minute diabetes management training program to train medical staff on using glucometers to monitor blood glucose levels and educating patients about diabetes symptoms, causes, and treatments. Most participants expressed satisfaction with the training’s overall objectives, content, and organization. Simulation-based education is an effective teaching method that can provide a real-world learning experience for healthcare professionals. Group training simulations can improve clinical performance and patient outcomes. Participants were able to provide patient care in a simulated environment with a clinical scenario that included a review of typical hyperglycemia signs and symptoms. Nursing students’ learning abilities were enhanced by instructional interventions that used both high-fidelity simulations and standardized patients (Kaczmarek et al., 2022)

Stakeholders’ Involvement and Collaboration Strategies

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Collaborative care organizations are involved in diabetes management. Government representatives, citizens, healthcare providers, business organizations, nurses, physicians, psychiatrists, and registered dietitians are all crucial parties. Stakeholders provide resources, expertise, and information to provide diabetic patients comprehensive, patient-centered care. Stakeholder involvement, education, and consultation are now simpler than ever, thanks to the advancement of digital tools like video conferencing. Effective communication is another strategy for working with stakeholders (Grunberger et al., 2021). Weekly meetings with stakeholders make updating them on the project easy.

NHS FPX 6004 Assessment 3 Training Session for Policy Implementation

Conclusion 

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It is crucial to introduce policies that promote lifestyle modification programs that emphasize healthy eating and regular exercise to effectively manage and prevent diabetes. All registered nurses can play a vital role in managing, administering, and developing diabetes by promoting nutritional and lifestyle education. Stakeholders provide a reality check on appropriateness, knowledge of, and advice on reaching the target audiences, ongoing comments, and suggestions. Stakeholders’ feedback can also help in transforming assessment results into information that can be used.

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Chircop, J., Sheffield, D., & Kotera, Y. (2021). Systematic review of self-monitoring of blood glucose in patients with type 2 diabetes. Nursing Research70(6), 487–497. https://doi.org/10.1097/NNR.0000000000000542

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NHS FPX 6004 Assessment 3 Training Session for Policy Implementation

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NHS FPX 6004 Assessment 3 Training Session for Policy Implementation

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NHS FPX 6004 Assessment 3 Training Session for Policy Implementation

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